Gaming not a recognized addiction (yet)

Not much more than a week after an American Medical Association report recommended that Internet and video game addiction be added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the committee that authored the report has backtracked. Prior to a debate at the annual meeting of the AMA, where addiction experts weighed in on the issue, the group concluded that the issue needs more study.

Read this item from Ars Technica. Previously from WNM: Games, why we play them, love them, hate them and increasingly incorporate them into our lives.


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